This role is for a Santa Monica based agency that unites brands and people to achieve business success and social impact by creating participatory movements around shared value.
The Art Director’s role is to direct creative on projects from concept to production. Their core responsibility is to oversee all visual aspects of the work in terms of art direction and design. This person should possess the ability to work with clients in different industries and must be able to work comfortably with people from different creative disciplines and with different creative teams. They should also be able to collaborate effectively with technologists, producers, account managers, and others outside the immediate creative team (e.g, Digital Studio, production vendors).
5+ years of experience
Ability to juggle multiple projects/tasks
Marketing sense and an interest in helping to develop campaign platforms that can work across channels
Well-developed communication skills, including the ability to articulate creative concepts and rationale for client and team
Keeps up to date with popular culture and trends
Strong foundation in design and typography; well versed sensibility for photography and film; strong working knowledge of current digital mediums from web to mobile
Stays abreast of current trends in creative work produced within the advertising industry
Concept and collaborate with a team, including Copywriters, Strategists, Designers, Interaction Designers, and Producers
Develop innovative and effective creative solutions for interactive, TV, video, print, direct response, retail, or promotion channels
Be fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
Exhibit a range of conceptual and aesthetic styles and for a variety of formats.
Develop executions and content strategies for social media platforms
Work with account managers and planners to ensure creative concepts, tactics, and designs are on brand and strategically sound
Meet with and present work to clients of all levels – from junior brand managers to senior marketing clients
Send your resume and portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered!